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Educators in sport since 1917.

Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) offers Bachelor degrees and graduate diplomas in sport, fitness, health science, community health, dance and physical education. Established in 1917, our vision is to continue to be recognised as a leading national provider of innovative career education in sport, physical activity, and health.

Direct Entry

You don't need to be a school leaver (or wait for your results) to apply to enrol with ACPE. Our courses are direct entry, meaning that no matter who you are, you can apply to study immediately with us.

Flexible study options

Our courses offer selected subjects to be studied on campus or online. We also offer three completely online higher education degrees so if you're not located near our campus at Sydney's Olympic Park, you can still easily enrol and study with us.

World class facilities

Our students thrive by being located in the home of sport at Sydney's Olympic Park. We have a new, purpose built campus on Parkview Drive with state-of-the-art facilities that thrills both students and staff alike.

FEE-HELP Available

Domestic students have access to FEE-HELP, the Federal Government's financial assistance scheme that lets you study without paying tuition fees upfront.

Student Support

Our Student Services department is responsible for providing services and activities that encourage interaction between students, while helping you to maximise your enjoyment of college life.

Industry Partnerships

ACPE has memberships of and partnerships with numerous organisations that facilitate the work of the college as a Higher Education Provider. These include: Sport NSW; NSW Institute of Sport; Sport Camps Australia and many more.


years since ACPE was founded, educating generations of sports professionals


specialised accredited sports degrees to choose from


increase in employment within the sports industry in the next 5 years

Important information: ACPE response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Life at ACPE